The Courts move forward to STOP BULLYING IN SCHOOLS!
A new Bullying Decision requires bullying to be considered as part of a child's IEP. A school district's failure to do so is a denial of FAPE. To read the Decision in its entirety click here.
NEW OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INFORMATION:
To learn about the new ODE guidance on non-participation in statewide testing click here. Read Aimee's latest article published in the February 2015 edition of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal! To read Men Behaving Badly click here.
The 2015 OCALI Awards recognize the impact, leadership, and accomplishments of individuals with autism and low-incidence disabilities as well as the parents and professionals who contribute to their development
and success. The goal is to identify those pioneers, innovators, and champions who make things happen across Ohio, the United States, and beyond.
We are thrilled to see Margaret Burley being honored by OCALI!
See updated guidance from OSEP on attendance of parents' attorneys at IEP Meetings.
NEW from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services:
A guidance document for all schools that addresses the need for all State and local Education Agencies to specifically reference dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia in planning with students with special needs. To read the document click here.
Autism Speaks recently published an article regarding a Medicaid lawsuit filed in August, 2015 by Agins & Gilman LLC. The lawsuit concerns the provision of ABA services for Medicaid eligible children with autism.
Read the new OSEP Guidance on Behavior and Disciplinary Removals.